From store closures to event cancellations, a rundown of how the industry is coping with COVID-19.
COMMENCEMENT CANCELED AT PRATT: In response to the worsening pandemic in New York and globally, Pratt Institute has nixed its commencement ceremony that was planned for May 16 at Radio City Music Hall. Students, who complete their requirements for graduation, will earn their degrees and will receive their diplomas, according to a statement issued by a Pratt spokeswoman. The event would have been the school’s 131st commencement ceremony. Last year’s event honored 1,200 graduating students at the famed venue. It was not immediately known how many students this year’s cancellation is expected to affect. Like secondary schools and colleges around the country, Pratt also awards honorary degrees to leaders in arts and designs. Those honorary recipients have not yet been revealed. In addition, Pratt has canceled its annual fashion show, which was slated for May 7, and the Design Show, which was slated for May 13 to 18. Lastly, Pratt will not be holding its Awards Convocation on May 15 as planned. All of the decisions are in accordance with New York City’s restrictions on public gatherings. To help keep the Pratt community up-to-speed about any developments, there are real-time updates about coronavirus-related matters being posted online. Like many other colleges and universities, Pratt
Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here's the complete list of changes.
He will continue to serve as an ambassador for Under Armour and IWC Schaffhausen.
PTC Retail released the latest iteration of its FlexPLM solution that increases transparency throughout the supply chain.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi also donated 10 million euros to the hospital, set up in one of the cities and regions most hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
The queen is leaving Buckingham Palace a week earlier than planned.
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A guide to the businesses and institutions that are closed due to the pandemic.